Documents the role of the West's international broadcasters, such as Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, and the BBC World Service, in using propaganda and other information to assist in bringing about the collapse of Soviet communism. Analyzes new uses of these broadcasting infrastructures and new developments reflecting changes in the world in politics and culture. Much attention is devoted to broadcasting to and within Asia and the Middle East. Also looks at the transmitter manufacturing industry, and emerging technologies.
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James Wood, CEng FIEE, is a consulting engineer, analyst and journalist specializing in the international broadcasting industry. The author of more than 280 articles, technical papers and books, he has contributed to all the major broadcast magazines and journals in the United States, Europe and Asia. Former Transmission Correspondent for 'International Broadcasting', he is a regular contributor to 'Radio World International Edition'. He brings to this field a lifetime of experience, making him a uniquely qualified author for this subject.
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Book Description The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0852969201